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Underdog inspiration

Video: Slovaks have been inspiring to watch[more]

Miroslav Satan has been one of Slovakia's top players, and hopes to win his second IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship today against Russia. Video: Paul Romanuk
HELSINKI – Things didn't work out last year when the Slovaks hosted the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, and this year not many people gave them much of a chance. However, they will take to the ice in the championship game against the Russians as a team that has been on a mission and feels they... [more]

Balanced teams closely matched

Sweden and Czech Republic battle for place in semis[more]

When the puck drops today, Sweden and the Czech Republic will meet for the tenth time since 2000. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
STOCKHOLM – Tonight's quarter-final game brings together two long-time rivals in Sweden and the Czech Republic. When these teams met twelve days ago, Sweden won 4-1. Since 2000,... [more]

Finland v U.S. – Round II

For Americans it's not about stars. It’s about the team.[more]

Jack Johnson is captain of the U.S. team playing for a spot in the medal round. In 2010, he was captain of a team playing for its spot in top division. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
HELSINKI – “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” said Forrest Gump's mother. Team USA is a little like a box of chocolates, too.

In... [more]

No pressure on Norway

Russia aims to take first step toward first gold since ‘09[more]

Russia's Pavel Datsyuk (middle) is expected to play on a line with new arrivals Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Syomin. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
STOCKHOLM – If Norway defeats Russia in Thursday’s early Stockholm game, it will be the biggest upset in IIHF World Championship quarter-final history.

Nothing else... [more]

Suspensions at all-time high

Head hits highlight plethora of incidents of lack of respect[more]

HELSINKI – The IIHF’s Disciplinary Panel has been extremely busy this... [more]

Czechs, Slovaks reunite – on ice

Emotional battle, few goals likely as gold game up for grabs[more]

HELSINKI – Two teams that have surprised in different ways are about to meet... [more]

Emotion, desperation, revenge

Can host Finland shut down Russia’s firepower in the SF?[more]

HELSINKI – Five years ago, the Finns broke one spell against Russia in World... [more]

The bear faces the lions

Video: Russia’s and Finland’s way to the semis[more]

HELSINKI – One year ago the road to gold for Finland at the IIHF Ice Hockey... [more]


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Canada favoured, Slovaks ready

Max Pacioretty on pace

10 stories you need to know

Opera stars impress on ice

First challenge for host teams

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